Rachel Farkas, MD, General Surgery, Rochester, NY, Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester


General Surgery Rochester, NY


Assistant Professor, Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Education & Training

  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, General Surgery, 2008 - 2011
  • St Barnabas Medical Center
    St Barnabas Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 2005 - 2008
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolInternship, Transitional Year, 2004 - 2005
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - Present
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013-2014
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Authored Content

  • Have the Recent Modifications of Operating Room Attire Policies Decreased Surgical Site Infections? A NSQIP Review of 6,517 PatientsFebruary 2018

Press Mentions

  • Breast Surgeon Dr. Rachel Farkas - Laughter Is Great Medicine
    Breast Surgeon Dr. Rachel Farkas - Laughter Is Great MedicineJuly 4th, 2021

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Hospital Affiliations